The Associate Director has direct responsibility for providing a full range of intellectual property and technology transfer services, which will include the marketing and licensing of intellectual property from University investigators. This position will interact with investigators and industrial representatives seeking to license intellectual property from the University and act on behalf of BioVentures in negotiating agreements with industry and other universities. This position represents BioVentures’s interests from a patent and IP protection policy side and coordinates with staff in Research Support with regard to creating standard consultation agreements for faculty, and for monitoring and contributing to the University’s engagement in MOUs, IIAs, MTAs, Collaborative Research Agreements and agreements where generation or disposition of IP is a possible outcome. Additional responsibilities include educating the university and community on intellectual property, entrepreneurship and our technology transfer program.
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity. We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving the health, health care, and well-being of Arkansans.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary: offered commensurate with experience
Special knowledge, abilities and skills:
UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (501) 686-6432 and let us know the nature of your request. We will only respond to messages left that involve a request for a reasonable accommodation in the application process. We will accommodate the needs of any qualified candidate who requests a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).